Crawley Town have suspended first team boss John Yems.

The club report they are investigating an accusation of discriminatory language and behaviour.

Reds are in the Midlands as they prepare for League Two action at Mansfield today.

A club statement read: “Late Friday, Crawley Town Football Club was made aware of serious and credible accusations that first team manager John Yems used discriminatory language and behaviour toward our players.

“We take these allegations seriously and, effective immediately, have suspended him indefinitely as we investigate and consider further punitive action.

“Let us be clear: Crawley Town Football Club stands behind our players, employees and supporters, and we will never tolerate racism or discrimination of any kind.”

Lewis Young takes charge of the team today.